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How data drives sportsbook revenue Leading sportsbook providers such as SB Tech are using data analysis to provide their clients with a detailed and practical assessment of their customer base and ultimately increase revenue. By Ben Blaschke   In a recent Webinar titled, “How a data-driven approach to sportsbooks can drive reve...
Friday, 03 March 2017 02:52

The Japanese integrated resort By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk   In the first of a five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and integrated resort experts Dr Glen McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk examine the lessons learnt from similar ventures in Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore. ...
Friday, 03 March 2017 02:48

Jim Goodwin: Money man Likely the single most experienced currency handling expert in the business, Giesecke & Devrient’s Global Business Development Director – Casinos, Jim Goodwin, has helped the German company become a leader in the gaming industry.   Inside Asian Gaming: Can you start by telling us a bit ab...
Friday, 03 March 2017 02:41

Saipan: Trouble in paradise By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large Muhammad Cohen also blogs for Forbes on gaming throughout Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.   After grabbing headlines with more VIP action than Venetian Macao,...
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 15:29

Wayne Lio: Forward thinker A Macau local, Wayne Lio has not only witnessed the city’s incredible transformation over the years but is playing is own role in its future as Senior Vice President of Business Development with leading Macau junket Tak Chun Group.   Inside Asian Gaming: Thanks for taking some time out to cha...
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 15:27

Welcome to the new Macau From its incredible rise to the top of world gaming to the sudden crash that few saw coming, Macau is rising once more from the ashes – and the long-term outlook is a bright one. By Ben Blaschke    “Things are never as good as they feel and never as bad as they seem.”   It’s a quote t...
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 15:23

Star wars For more than a decade the dominant player in the online poker scene, PokerStars has embarked on a rocky road since being bought out by Amaya Gaming in 2014. So what’s going on at this online gaming giant? By Ben Blaschke   To say it’s been an eventful 12 months for PokerStars – by far the ...
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 15:01

Ethics again? In his second column for Inside Asian Gaming, Dr Brian To looks at the lack of ethics in business which continues to manifest itself globally. By Professor Dr Brian To   The recent decision by Volkswagen to plead guilty to cheating on the emissions performance of its vehicles is more than dishear...
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 14:58

Dealing the Millenials in Table games may have a leg up on slots when it comes to attracting Millennials, but work still needs to be done. By Paul Harry   Lately, there has been a flurry of articles and concerns regarding the dilemma of Millennials and their impact, or lack thereof, on casinos. Sadly, most of the articles...
Thursday, 26 January 2017 16:29

Will Trump accidentally destroy Las Vegas? New US President Donald Trump has already stirred the pot with a number of inflammatory comments against China – and it is Las Vegas that could find itself in the hot seat when China retaliates. By Prof. I. Nelson Rose   President Donald Trump’s greatest strength, his success as a businessman...
Thursday, 26 January 2017 15:15

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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel Andrew W Scott CEOInside Asian Gaming Inside Asian Gaming’s CEO first entered a casino in 1986, fell in love with the surrounds and has been around them ever since. Andrew founded World Gaming Group and launched WGM in 2009, took over IAG in 2015, debuted a third magazine called High Life in ... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:28

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On A decade of making the Asian Gaming Power 50 By Andrew W ScottIAG Asian Gaming Power 50 selection panel Chairman EVERY year for the last decade, Inside Asian Gaming has completed a task that is fascinating, exhilarating, intellectually stimulating and industry-defining whilst simultaneously bei... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:12

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 -  James Murren

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 - James Murren 19 James Murren CHAIRPERSON AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORMGM China Holdings POWER SCORE1,165 LAST YEAR12 CLAIMS TO FAME • Chairman of the world’s second largest casino company • Credited with keeping MGM Resorts afloat during the GFC If the strong domestic results achieved by MGM China’s pa... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:44

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong 18 Chen Lip Keong CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORNagaCorp POWER SCORE1,234 LAST YEAR20 CLAIMS TO FAME • Casino monopoly within 200 kilometers of Phnom Penh runs to 2035, license to 2065. • Owns 65% of first gaming company ever listed in Hong Kong • NagaWorld extension Naga2 debuted in Novemb... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:39